Keywords: 1837-1901 -- fiction

The Snare

The Snare

Rafael Sabatini

Year of publication: 2001

THE SNARE By Rafael Sabatini CHAPTER I. THE AFFAIR AT TAVORA It is established beyond doubt that Mr. Butler was drunk at the time. This rests upon the evidence of Sergeant Flanagan and the troopers who accompanied him, and it rests upon Mr. Butlers own word, as we shall see. And let me add here and now that however wild and irresponsible a rascal he may have been, yet by his own lights he was a man of honour, incapable of falsehood, even though it were calculated to save his skin. I do not deny ...

Keywords: 1837-1901 -- Fiction Great Britain -- History -- Victoria Portugal -- History